It's every parent's worst nightmare: outliving your children. That nightmare often involves vehicular accidents, which are a leading cause of death among children, teenagers and young adults. Tragically, a young woman from Williamsburg died when her allegedly drunk friend was driving her home on her 21st birthday.
A recent case involving a Hooters restaurant, a drunken patron and a police officer is gaining national attention. The players are enough to catch most people's attention and the issue is one that impacts families throughout the country.
When Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed limiting Uber services in New York City, he cited safety as a concern. Research coming out of Temple University, however, has actually revealed an association between Uber and a reduction in fatal drunk driving accidents.